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How long should I wait after being diagnosed with a concussion before playing again?
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Travel Medicine
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In brief: Until healed
Concussions are a brain injury.
When your brain is concussed chemical changes occur. You need to rest your brain (no physical activity or school/work stress) until the brain heals. This process takes a different amount of time for each person. Your doctor may choose to use a computerized test to help assess your progress along with your symptoms. www.cdc.gov/concussion/.

In brief: Until healed
Concussions are a brain injury.
When your brain is concussed chemical changes occur. You need to rest your brain (no physical activity or school/work stress) until the brain heals. This process takes a different amount of time for each person. Your doctor may choose to use a computerized test to help assess your progress along with your symptoms. www.cdc.gov/concussion/.
Dr. Sarah Kohl
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Dr. Neesheet Parikh
Sports Medicine
In brief: Concussion
There is no exact time.
Depends on how long it takes your symptoms to go away. Once they are gone you should slowly begin some activity. Over a minimum of 5 days get to fill activity. If you have any symptoms after any stage of gradual increase of activity you maybe going to fast. Be conservative in this as an unhealthy concussion can have long lasting effects.

In brief: Concussion
There is no exact time.
Depends on how long it takes your symptoms to go away. Once they are gone you should slowly begin some activity. Over a minimum of 5 days get to fill activity. If you have any symptoms after any stage of gradual increase of activity you maybe going to fast. Be conservative in this as an unhealthy concussion can have long lasting effects.
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